Family Based Education Care Program
DS Sons Private Limited under its CSR initiative is supporting 4 homes of SOS Children’s Village in Guwahati. SOS Children's Villages provide alternative families to the orphan and abondoned children.
The Village has 16 homes and each home has around 8-10 children. Children of different ages and background live together in a house with a full-time parent, usually a woman. All the children of 4 homes have now been enrolled into formal schools, are doing well in studies and are actively participating in extra-curricular activities.
SOS Children Villages nurtures the orphan and abondoned children and supports them till the age of 25 years. The project provides a caring environment, where a child grows in a family under the care of a supporting mother and in the company of siblings for emotional support. Not only shelter, the project emphasizes on all round development of children including the education, nutrition, health and physiological development.
Establishment of a Mid Day Meal Kitchen in Jhalawar
The Dharampal Satyapal Limited has extended support to Akshya Patra Foundation to re-establish a Mid Day Meal (MDM) kitchen with the capacity of 25,000 meals per day, in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative. Presently, the MDM kitchen is providing nutritious meal to more than 15,000 children of classes one to eight, from 147 schools of surrounding areas. The initiative aims to encourage children from disadvantaged backgrounds to attend school regularly.
Ghat Development & Maintenance
To make a qualitative difference to the landscape of Varanasi and aid the Government’s Namami Gange Project, Dharampal Satyapal Limited has adopted 6 prominent Ghats at Varanasi – Shivala, Mahanirvana, Dandi, Guleria, Niranjani Akhada and Chet Singh Kila Ghat for maintenance and cleanliness. The Group has undertaken activities such as silt removal from stairs of ghats, installation of bins & Holy bins, repairing of safety railings, cleaning and repairing of drainage on these ghats.
Access to Water and Hygiene
A project to improve access to clean water and better hygiene for slum dwellers of Sector 8, 9 & 10 in Noida was implemented by Dharampal Satyapal Limited. This project involves the community for awareness on health and hygiene and takes ownership of the facilities constructed for their benefit. The project is being implemented through the Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence.
Right To Sight Program
The Avichal Buildcon Pvt. Ltd in association with I-CARE centre launched a ‘Right To Sight Program’, with an aim to reach out to the economically weaker section of the society who do not have access to proper medical facilities or information and are ignorant about eye health related problems. Creating awareness on blindness caused due to cataract and the available treatment to address the same are the key agenda of the project.
The project kick started in April 2018 and so far 5,760 people have benefitted directly. A total of 448 cataract surgeries have been conducted, 2,684 patients have been provided with reading glasses and 2,943 patients have been given medicines. The project is an initiative towards achieving the goal of vision 2020 to minimize the prevalence of blindness among the underprivileged elderly population.
Projects under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
As a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the flagship initiative of Government of India, the Dharampal Satyapal Limited has constructed 9 community toilet complexes in the slums of Lucknow. The local community was empowered to undertake the construction of the facility and take responsibility for its maintenance by user committees.
DS Mobile Clinics
DS Mobile Clinics, the Medical and Health initiative of Dharampal Satyapal Limited offered its services at the doorstep of people living in remote areas of North East and select areas in Delhi /NCR. A well equipped medical van, with a qualified doctor and trained medical staff offered basic services like consultation, medicine and referral, free of cost. The critical cases were referred to the nearby hospitals and in case of extreme emergency; the mobile van also transported the patient to the hospital. Contingent to the requirement, some villages were visited twice in a month.
Specially designed health awareness campaigns on various health issues like Malnutrition; Maternal and new born care; Immunization; Seasonal diseases like Malaria, Dengue, Diarrhoea, Cancer, etc. were also conducted.
The DS Group believes in extending quick support in response to any disaster that strikes the country. The Dharampal Satyapal Limited has extended support to the victims of various natural calamities and has actively supported various relief operations during disasters like floods in J&K, Uttarakhand, Leh and Assam and has provided succour and support after the devastating Tsunami in Tamil Nadu.
Heritage is our legacy from the past, to be preserved and passed to future generations. Our culture and monumental heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. The Dharampal Satyapal Limited was involved in the restoring of many monuments, temples and other important historic landmarks in North East.